It is time to take a good look at your herbaceous borders. By now, many plants will have flowered and need cutting back. If this leaves gaps, the nursery is full of colour –Rudbeckias, Crocosmia, Penstemon, Summerina, Heleniums and Kniphofia. Professionals plan borders so there is a succession, always something...Read more
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We aim to keep the herb bench topped up all summer with the popular herbs – parsley, thyme, mint, basil, coriander and chives. While you are there, have a look at what else is on offer… The VAT rules are complicated as some plants are both herbal/culinary and ornamental so...Read more
We try hard not to waste plastic in the nursery. Some plug plants already come in returnable rays. The non-returnables get used and re-used on the nursery for our own propagating until they finally fall to bits. We are always happy to take back any pots and trays that come...Read more
We are in the middle of a heat wave and there is no rain in the forecast, so keep watering! A good soak from time to time is better than frequent dribbles; avoid using a fine spray nozzle as wetting the leaves is no good – you need to get...Read more
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